It seemed just yesterday that Gazprom had finally abandoned the South Stream project and would agree with Ankara on the Turkish Stream from day to day.
The interruption of gas supplies to Turkey through Romania and Bulgaria after the commissioning of the Turkish Stream may cause the claims of the transit countries.
It seems that Gazprom has managed to find an approach to the European officials.
During the discussion of the North and South (Turkish) Streams Russia and the EU agreed to provide information on them, the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Aleksandr Novak stated after
Positive change in Bulgaria's attitude towards the Russian Federation can contribute to connecting Sofia to Russian energy projects in the future, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.<
The first in this year foreign visit of Vladimir Putin to Hungary once again demonstrated the interdependence of the objective interests of Russia and the European Union in the energy sector.
The Russian President Vladimir Putin made it clear to Bulgaria, that it still has a chance to regain "South Stream" in some form.
Russia that has to look for ways to supply gas bypassing the Ukraine has promised to provide one of its allies in Europe - Hungary – with raw material "by any means".
The company is considering joining the TAP project.
At the end of December last year the board of Gazprom, the largest energy company in the world, has welcomed the progress of work on the project of the "Nord Stream – 2" pipeline, w